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“Excellent Service and Good Food to Match”
Review of VIA Italian Table

VIA Italian Table
Ranked #6 of 593 Restaurants in Worcester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hill Street
Description: In the beautiful hills of Tuscany, and in the cities and villages that dot the countryside we discovered a simple food paradise which we were eager to bring closer to home. We created VIA to offer you those culinary gems from our visits to Italy in combination with old family recipes, as well as American favorites. VIA captures the rare rustic charm of Italian cooking and dining. Italians love to eat outdoors, so we have created a beautiful four-season patio at VIA, so our guests can dine al fresco whenever possible. VIA is the essence of Italian dining - full of charm and great aromas with our open kitchen, complete with brick-oven bread, baked daily; hearty meats, such as tenderloin, pork and chicken slowly turning and roasting on our spit, and the joys of gelato being created right before your eyes. Like Italy, our inspiration, VIA is a picture of contrasts. The restaurant is both urban and rural, sophisticated and casual, old world and remarkably new. It is a place where singles mingle with families, where private conversations are had among festive celebrations. With this environment and our attention to detail where fresh good foods are concerned, the simple act of dining feels like a joyous occasion. In Italian, VIA means "the way." Come to VIA and enjoy "the way" we embrace our travel memories, our family recipes, and American traditions which are so important to us.
Reviewed May 25, 2013

We were a large group - 10 of us - wait staff split us in two groups for both drink and dinner orders. All served at same time. Very nicely done - one waiter was in charge coordinating serving. My DH had the Salmon with pesto; I had the Shrimp Scampi which was good but richer than expected - a little cream had been added to the sauce which I did not think improved dish. Someone had the Veal Scaloppini - also good but richer than expected; the scallops and shrimp on bed of spinach was beautifully presented and really enjoyed by the diner as was the pasta Bolognese; but the winner was the Pork Shank - perfectly done. Everyone enjoyed their main courses and presentations were nice across the board. Portions were not too large but no one had room for dessert. There was a dessert served at another table - tastes of gelato in teeny cones. We almost ordered but we knew we had dessert back at the hotel. If we are in Worcester we will return. Restaurant is owned by Sole Proprietor Fish Restaurant.

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Reviewed May 22, 2013 via mobile

The food was great and the service was prompt. It's a little on the expensive side for Worcester, but the portion sizes are hearty and it all tastes great! Try out the Tiramisu for dessert.

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Reviewed May 16, 2013

Took my wife's mother and her grandmother to Via's in Worcester. The place was packed. Thank goodness for the reservation as our table was set and waiting for us. A very pleasant surprise. Everyone enjoyed their meal. The service was impecable. That surprised me given how busy they were. A little expensive but in my opinion worth it! My only criticism would be how loud it was. It was a chore to keep a conversation without shouting. Parking is limited so Valet is the way to go. Definately a place we will go to again.

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Live in Connecticut and have friends that live in mass so we decided to choose Via as a meeting place. Food couldn't have been better and value was fantastic for the quality of food. Had a 16 ounce boneless ribeye With beautiful vegetables and a lovely salad. Food was outstanding and service was excellent. Atmospheric quite lovely however a bit noisy. Would highly recommend this place.. I highly recommend this place.

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Went last week with a group for a business dinner. Food was very good, service excellent, attractive ambiance and crowd. I would return, and would recommend to others.

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